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  • Astronomy: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Andrew Fraknoi, Foothill College, David Morrison, NASA Ames Research Center, Sidney C. Wolff, National Optical Astronomy Observatory
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Astronomy is written in clear non-technical language, with the occasional touch of humor and a wide range of clarifying illustrations. It has many analogies drawn from everyday life to help non-science majors appreciate, on their own terms, what our modern exploration of the universe is revealing. Astronomy was written, updated, and reviewed by a broad range of astronomers and astronomy educators in a strong community effort. Astronomy has information and images from the New Horizons exploratio...[more]

  • Chemistry - Atoms First: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Edward J. Neth, University of Connecticut, Paul Flowers, University of North Carolina at Pembroke, Klaus Theopold, University of Delaware, Richard Langley, Stephen F. Austin State University
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Chemistry - Atoms First is a peer-reviewed, openly licensed introductory textbook produced through a collaborative publishing partnership between OpenStax and the University of Connecticut and UConn Student Government Association. This title is an adaptation of the OpenStax Chemistry text and covers scope and sequence requirements of the two-semester general chemistry course. Reordered to fit an atoms first approach, this title introduces atomic and molecular structure much earlier than the ...[more]

  • Calculus Volume 3: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institue of Technology, Edwin “Jed” Herman, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Calculus is designed for the typical two- or three-semester general calculus course, incorporating innovative features to enhance student learning. The book guides students through the core concepts of calculus and helps them understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. Due to the comprehensive nature of the material, we are offering the book in three volumes for flexibility and efficiency. Volume 3 covers parametric equations and ...[more]

  • Calculus Volume 2: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Edwin “Jed” Herman, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Calculus is designed for the typical two- or three-semester general calculus course, incorporating innovative features to enhance student learning. The book guides students through the core concepts of calculus and helps them understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. Due to the comprehensive nature of the material, we are offering the book in three volumes for flexibility and efficiency. Volume 2 covers integration, differential...[more]

  • Calculus Volume 1: OpenStax

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    Author(s): Gilbert Strang, Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Edwin “Jed” Herman, University of Wisconsin-Stevens Point
    Date: Feb 6, 2017

    Description: Published by OpenStax College, Calculus is designed for the typical two- or three-semester general calculus course, incorporating innovative features to enhance student learning. The book guides students through the core concepts of calculus and helps them understand how those concepts apply to their lives and the world around them. Due to the comprehensive nature of the material, we are offering the book in three volumes for flexibility and efficiency. Volume 1 covers functions, limits, deriva...[more]

  • Business Communication for Success

    Author(s): University of Minnesota Libraries' Publishing Services (Adapted version)
    Date: Feb 3, 2017

    Description: Business Communication for Success (BCS) provides a comprehensive, integrated approach to the study and application of written and oral business communication to serve both student and professor. The text includes a number of features such as learning objectives, exercises, real world examples, key terms, and post-chapter assessments. Each chapter is self-contained, allowing for mix-and-match flexibility and custom or course-specific design. The first three chapters form the core foundation for...[more]

  • Principles of Social Psychology - 1st International Edition

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    Author(s): Dr. Rajiv Jhangiani, Kwantlen Polytechnic University, Dr. Hammond Tarry, Capilano University, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Charles Stangor, University of Maryland
    Date: Feb 3, 2017

    Description: The first International edition of this textbook provides students with an introduction to the basic concepts and principles of social psychology from an interactionist perspective. The presentation of classic studies and theories are balanced with insights from cutting-edge, contemporary research. An emphasis on real world examples and applications is intended to guide students to critically analyze their situations and social interactions in order to put their knowledge to effective use.

  • Calculus-Based Physics I

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    Author(s): Jeffrey W. Schnick, Ph.D., Saint Anselm College
    Date: Jan 31, 2017

    Description: Calculus-Based Physics is an introductory physics textbook designed for use in the two-semester introductory physics course typically taken by science and engineering students. This is the first of two textbooks for this course.

  • British Columbia in a Global Context

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    Author(s): Arthur Green, Okanagan College, Siobhan McPhee, University of British Columbia, Aviv Ettya, University of the Fraser Valley, Britta Ricker, Simon Fraser University, Cristina Temenos, Simon Fraser University
    Date: Jan 31, 2017

    Description: This first year Geography textbook takes a holistic approach to Geography by incorporating elements of physical, human and regional geography, as well as bringing in methods and perspectives from spatial information science.. This textbook applies a fundamental geographical approach to understanding our globally changing world by looking at local processes which are linked to larger global processes and events. For example mining and its effects are a global issue and we can see how these unfol...[more]

  • Basics of Fluid Mechanics

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    Author(s): Genick Bar-Meir, Ph. D, Potto Project
    Date: Jan 31, 2017

    Description: This book, Basics of Fluid Mechanics, describes the fundamentals of fluid mechanics phenomena for engineers and others. This book is designed to replace all introductory textbook(s) or instructor’s notes for the fluid mechanics in undergraduate classes for engineering/science students but also for technical peoples. It is hoped that the book could be used as a reference book for people who have at least some basics knowledge of science areas such as calculus, physics, etc.